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Starting problem my 94 grand prix se will not start from the key but will if i cross the solenoid and only for a second.Would there be a problem with the ignition switch or the park neutral switch.

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  • jovstar58 Jul 25, 2008

    the starter and silanoid was replaced and now won't start. pc code reads " error 46 passkey" how do I fix it?

  • Anonymous Sep 02, 2008

    would the pass2 make the stater click when starting the car

  • yosemite sam Mar 12, 2009

    hi from Yosemite Sam.

    I would like to thank everyone who answered my problem.

    I found the anwer on the internet, can't remember where.Let me say there is no chip in the key it's called a resistance pellet.What i had to do was bypass the security system.To do this i used a multimeter to find the ohms in the resistance pellet in the ignition key.Then i purchased a resistor of the same value for a dollar from a tv repair shop which is cheaper than radio shack or similar where you would have to buy a pack of

    assorted (maybe 10 or 20) for 5 or 10 bucks.Then underneath the dash along the steering column was an orange wire which i cut and inside was two smaller white wires which i cut and bared back.Then i joined these wires to each end of the resistor with the ignition on and the car started as soon as i turned the key.This method can only be used if the security light is flashing when the ignition is on.If it's steady you can't.Hope this explanation is clear enough.



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Look at your key is it bent? if so that could be the problem being there is a security chip in the key. also i had the same problem and it was the security light. i had to take it to GM and they reset the light and it was fine.

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If there is an active code stored in the ecm than a diagnotic scan will reveal the problem. a quick trip to a shop will help with this

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